web server for appstream metadata screenshots

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sun Jun 12 02:18:42 BST 2016

El dimecres, 8 de juny de 2016, a les 12:45:13 CEST, Nicolás Alvarez va 
> 2016-06-08 8:33 GMT-03:00 Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau at kde.org>:
> > Am Mittwoch, 8. Juni 2016, 13:10:04 CEST schrieb Sebastian Kügler:
> >> Hey,
> >> 
> >> I've been adding appstream metadata to one of the apps I maintain, among
> >> that are also screenshots, in the form of a URL. That means that I have
> >> to
> >> put the screenshots on a webserver.
> >> 
> >> Do we already have a canonical location for these screenshots? If not,
> >> let's create one before we get people hosting them on imgur, their
> >> private webserver or their router-behind-a-dsl-line. :)
> > 
> > Good idea, also when it comes to long-term availability of referenced
> > images> 
> > :)
> > 
> > It might make sense to reuse/share the screenshots with the ones used for
> > the KDE app catalog we have at kde.org/applications/. For consistency and
> > for efficiency.
> > 
> > Not sure though what a stable url would be like, given people planning to
> > rework kde.org (and thus those app catalog pages), so perhaps relying on
> > the current screenshot urls used by kde.org/applications is not perfect.
> The screenshots on kde.org/applications are stored in SVN and they are
> the main reason why I couldn't migrate that website to Git. I would
> prefer if you don't add even more there...

Sorry, but you can not block something without giving an alternative.

So for now let's use kde.org/applications/ for screenshots. Ping me if you do 
not have upload rights and need someone to upload a new/updated screenshot.


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